At Large  August 8, 2017

The Phillips Presents George Condo: The Way I Think

In an exhibition opening March 11, The Phillips Collection presents a major survey of drawings and “drawing paintings” by George Condo (b. 1957). An extraordinarily prolific painter, Condo is best known for his existential humor and unhinged pictorial inventions. His works synthesize disparate stylistic elements ranging from 17th century Venetian and Dutch painting through 20th-century Cubism, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, and Pop Art into singular works of art. Condo coined the phrases “Artificial Realism” and “Psychological Cubism” to describe this process.

Latest News

Daan Roosegaarde's Art is Helping to Keep the Earth Beautiful and Clean
Roosegaarde is widely regarded as one of the decade’s most important…
Paganini’s Priceless “Il Cannone” Violin Travels to Columbus

Columbus, Ohio – Considered by many to be the most famous…

Metropolitan Museum Suspends Gifts Related to OxyContin Production
The Met announced today that it will suspend accepting gifts from members of…
How Stonewall Shaped Contemporary Art
A pair of exhibitions–Art after Stonewall at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery and Leslie-…
Restoration of 15th-century Painting Reveals Attempt to Save 600,000 Children
A 600-year-old painting leads two art conservators in Florence on a journey…